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Address: | Porto da Baleeira de Sagres, Sagres 8650-368, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 916 832 625
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We are a team of passionate marine biologists committed to the preservation...

We are a team of passionate marine biologists committed to the preservation of the ocean. We offer boat tours and diving experiences with integrated environmental education. Some of the tourism activities contribute to our research and conservation projects.

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Fabulous Boat Trip

Lovely afternoon boat trip along the pretty south coast, knowledgeable guides, great to see the caves and dinosaur footprints in the rock and to see all the gorgeous beaches from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
M-Gsmit
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Lovely afternoon boat trip along the pretty south coast, knowledgeable guides, great to see the caves and dinosaur footprints in the rock and to see all the gorgeous beaches from a different perspective.

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are very glad that you enjoyed our beautiful South Coast. It's definitely different to see it from the ocean. We hope to see you next time in one of our other trips! Muito obrigado! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Confusingly, the diving centre is part of the same company that runs boat trips, but they're only a few hundred yards apart so no harm done. The whole team were very patient, obviously safety conscious and after a 30 mins briefing, we did our first dive in the sea - as a walk-in. Great experience for a total beginner and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

After having enjoyed the great view of the wild nature and lighthouse at Cape St Vincent - we wanted to explore this part of the coast with a different perspective. We want to the harbor where Mar Llimitado was the only company willing to make the trip. The other rejected as the sea was a little bumpy. We could leave... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very fortunate with the amazing place where we work. The Cape of St Vincent is definitely a highlight in Sagres and nothing better than seeing it from the ocean. We are very glad that you came with us and that you enjoyed the ride, especially your young sailors! Hope to... More 

London
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were out for about 90 minutes in total. For the first 30 we saw nothing but the exhilarating speed and anticipation were exciting. After this we headed out to sea to a cluster of other similar boats. They had found a large pod of bottlenose dolphins, around 40-50. We stayed with them for a while and then headed back.... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

We are very glad that you enjoyed both the boat ride and the encounter with such a large group of Bottlenose Dolphins, which are always impressive to watch. We hope that your daughter doesn't forget about that amazing sighting and that you come back with us next time! Muito obrigado More 

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I attended a boat trip departing from the Sagres port. We arrived to the open ocean where we could have an amazing view of Cabo de Sao Vicente. The Dolphins were a lot and they circle around our boat for 20 minutes. It has been a beautiful experience even if the tour lasts 1.30h and for an hour we didn't... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

We are very glad that you enjoyed the ride and that you were lucky to find a nice group of dolphins after a while and see the Cape of St. Vincent too. That's 2 in 1! The waves and the wind are not necessarily related. But sometimes with big waves it can happen that more sensitive people get seasick, although... More 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful trip, featuring close-up views of bottle-nosed dolphins, gannets and both Cory's & Balearic Shearwaters. We were initially unsure about which company to choose, but we were greeted so warmly by our young guide that it was an easy decision to make a booking. The following day, after a safety briefing and introductory words about the... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a pleasant and complete comment! We are very glad that you chose us and that you were lucky to see the beautiful Bottlenose Dolphins along with some of our most famous seabirds. As marine biologists, it is important for us that we give a safety and educational briefing prior to the trip and we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

As one with an understanding of marine biology I tend to make a beeline for local expertise when seeking an experience of Cetaceans in their habitat. Thus I made contact with Ana-Sofia and Daniela before arriving in the Algarve. The first thing that struct me was their professionalism and the quality of their RIBs. It was clear that, as qualified... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, Dr. Simon! We were very lucky to welcome you and your family onboard twice. We are delighted with your testimony. As marine biologists, sharing our knowledge and passion about local marine wildlife and the environment is one of the main goals of our trips. We sometimes feel like we are giving a... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We were very lucky to find a group of over a hundred dophins and stayed for half an hour in the midst of them. Fascination and wonderful. Our guides were friendly and knowledgable and the boats were super comfortable. If you find yourself in Algarve, you should do this!

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed nature onboard our boat and our team. It was a really amazing sighting since you don't find a group of 100 dolphins everyday! Hope to welcome you onboard sometime later again! Muito obrigado! More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had a safety briefing and a talk about the wildlife we may see on the trip we then went out on the boat which was great we saw loads of Dolphins happily playing, jumping and splashing it was great watching them in their natural surroundings. My kids are 14 and 12 and absolutely loved it and took loads of... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

As marine biologists, sharing our knowledge about local marine wildlife and the environment is one of the main goals of our trips. A good safety briefing prior to embarkment is also of upmost importance, since many of our passengers never stepped on board before. We are very glad that you enjoyed seeing such a nice group of dolphins on their... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We were three adults and took a trip out in a boat with Mar Ilimatado in Sagres. We were impressed with the knowledge and passion shown by the marine biologist, who gave a brief overview of what we might seen and a few facts about the animals and their environment. It was good to know what the company helps with... More 

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Mar_Ilimitado, Nature Guide at Mar Ilimitado, responded to this review

We are very thankful for your words and your perfect summary of the trip. As marine biologists, we do love being at sea and appreciate what nature gives us in any trip. Besides the tourism part, it's very important for us to find dolphins or other interesting marine fauna, so we can gather more information about marine wildlife in the... More 

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